Calm Down Dear: Baba’s Song

Dates and Times

Tue 11 - Wed 12 June 2019 at 7.15pm

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Ticket information

£12/10 (conc.)

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Part of Calm Down Dear, a three-week festival of innovative feminist performance. The festival runs from Tuesday 28 May – Sunday 16 June.

Take advantage of our double-bill ticket offer, and book two different shows on the same night for just £16, or make the most of our Season Pass and book tickets for three different shows to receive a 10% discount. Simply add the tickets for the shows into your basket and we’ll do the rest.

Presented by In Our Hands Theatre

Performed by two women in just a metre squared playing space, Baba’s Song takes us on a thrilling, dark and humorous journey into the experiences of new motherhood, sleeplessness and the restrictions around finding your own voice as a new mother.

Do we need to be mothers to empathise with stories of motherhood? In Our Hands question why that need be the case. Baba’s Song explores the less talked about, yet universal and timeless, themes of motherhood; loneliness, grief and identity.  In Our Hands have created Baba’s Song to interrogate why stories of mothers and motherhood are not more commonplace on the stage.


“It rarely goes 10 minutes without them effortlessly creating something I have never seen before… [In Our Hands Theatre] are an exciting addition to the theatrical landscape. They are absolutely thrilling!” – Exeunt Magazine

“It truly summed up motherhood. It’s wonderful to see such a subject being tackled on stage” – The Medicated Follower

“Blisteringly powerful.… I couldn’t breathe for the relevance it mirrored for me!” – Angie Belcher

About the company

In Our Hands is an emerging Bristol-based theatre collective. The company was initiated by three mother/theatre-makers to support each other as co-creatives passionate about working and raising families simultaneously. They are dedicated to creating rigorous, generous and high quality theatre with women’s voices at its heart.

inourhandstheatre.comTwitter: @iohtheatre | #BabasSong

Image credit (c) In Our Hands

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